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Re: Lepidocheirosaurus, new Jurassic ornithomimosaur from Siberia in Russia



The paper is now posted on the Springer link. Note that the references
can be viewed for free.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S0031030115060039

On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 12:29 AM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
>
>
> A new paper. However, I can't find a working link to a site with the
> pdf or full text. For now, here's what I can provide:
>
> V. R. Alifanov and S. V. Saveliev (2015)
> The Most Ancient Ornithomimosaur (Theropoda, Dinosauria), with Cover
> Imprints from the Upper Jurassic of Russia.
> Paleontological Journal 49 (6): 636–650
> doi:10.1134/S0031030115060039
> http://www.maik.ru/cgi-perl/search.pl?type=abstract&name=paleng&number=6&year=15&page=636
>
>
> A new theropod dinosaur, Lepidocheirosaurus natatilis gen. et sp.
> nov., from the Upper Jurassic (?Tithonian) deposits of the Kulinda
> locality (Transbaikal Area, Russia) is described based manus
> fragments, caudal vertebrae, and imprints of horn scales. The new form
> is similar in morphology to Nqwebasaurus thwazi de Klerk et al., 2000
> from the Lower Cretaceous of South Africa and assigned to the family
> Nqwebasauridae fam. nov. (Ornithomimosauria, Theropoda). It is
> proposed that nqwebasaurids searched for relatively small prey in the
> water column.